HyperDic: trickster

English > 3 senses of the word trickster:
NOUNperson trickster, prankster, cut-up, tricker, hoaxer, practical jokersomeone who plays practical jokes on others
person trickster, deceiver, cheat, cheater, beguiler, slickersomeone who leads you to believe something that is not true
person trickstera mischievous supernatural being found in the folklore of many primitive people
trickster > pronunciation
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > trickster: 3 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who plays practical jokes on others.
Synonymsprankster, cut-up, tricker, hoaxer, practical joker
Broadertroublemaker, trouble maker, troubler, mischief-maker, bad hatsomeone who deliberately stirs up trouble
Spanishbromista, burlador, cachador, cut-up, embustero, estafador, trampista
Catalanbarrilaire, bromista, burlador, cut-up, faceciós
Nounstricka ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement
English > trickster: 3 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone who leads you to believe something that is not true.
Synonymsdeceiver, cheat, cheater, beguiler, slicker
Narrowerbluffer, four-flusherA person who tries to bluff other people
decoy, steererA beguiler who leads someone into danger (usually as part of a plot)
dodger, fox, slybootsA shifty deceptive person
double-crosser, double-dealer, two-timer, betrayer, traitorA person who says one thing and does another
embezzler, defalcator, peculatorsomeone who violates a trust by taking (money) for his own use
falsifiersomeone who falsifies / falsifies / falsifies / falsifies
finagler, wanglerA deceiver who uses crafty misleading methods
forger, counterfeitersomeone who makes copies illegally
fortune hunterA person who seeks wealth through marriage
front man, front, figurehead, nominal head, straw man, strawmanA person used as a cover for some questionable activity
hypocrite, dissembler, dissimulator, phony, phoney, pretenderA person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives
impersonator, imitatorsomeone who (fraudulently) assumes the appearance of another
imposter, impostor, pretender, fake, faker, fraud, sham, shammer, pseudo, pseud, role playerA person who makes deceitful pretenses
liar, prevaricatorA person who has lied or who lies repeatedly
misleadersomeone who leads astray (often deliberately)
mountebank, charlatanA flamboyant deceiver
obscurantistA person who is deliberately vague
sandbaggersomeone who deceives you about his true nature or intent in order to take advantage of you
swindler, defrauder, chiseller, chiseler, gouger, scammer, grifterA person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud / fraud
two-timersomeone who deceives a lover or spouse by carrying on a sexual relationship with somebody else
utterersomeone who circulates forged banknotes or counterfeit coins
Broaderwrongdoer, offenderA person who transgresses moral or civil law
Spanishestafador, tramposo
Catalanestafador, trampós
Nounstrickan attempt to get you to do something foolish or imprudent
tricka cunning or deceitful action or device
English > trickster: 3 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA mischievous supernatural being found in the folklore of many primitive people; sometimes distinguished by prodigious biological drives and exaggerated bodily parts.
Broaderspiritual being, supernatural beingAn incorporeal being believed to have powers to affect the course of human events

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